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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2492

Original release date: 05/19/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 SP3, Office XP SP3, Office 2003 Sp1 and SP2, and Microsoft Works Suites through 2006, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed object pointer, as originally reported by ISC on 20060519 for a zero-day attack.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 18037
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2068
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/05/19/429353.aspx
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20153
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-027
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1872
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1738
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1346
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#446012
External Source: XF
Name: word-code-execution(26556)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25635
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1418
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-164A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016130
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-139A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/919637.mspx
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1345

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1418
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1738
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2068
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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